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A wonderful opportunity to listen to this very important topic and support IITAGH. Please register if you have not done so already. We will be closing the on-line registration soon.  Hope to see you there!
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IITAGH presents  
'Iraq/Iran/Israel: Current Crises in a Historical Context'
By  Prof. Robert Jensen,
 Author of:
'Citizens of the Empire: The Struggle  to Claim Our Humanity'
on  April 7, 2007, at 11.30AM, Westin Oaks, Galleria
 
One of the crucial failures of contemporary news media is the failure to put contemporary events in historical and political context. Nowhere is this failure more blatant and important than the Middle East. Honestly confronting these realities is key in fashioning political responses that can advance the cause of justice and peace and may even lead to a solution.
 
Date :                April 7, 2007 
Time :              
Registration 11.30 AM - 12.00 PM, Networking/ Lunch Hour 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM , Lecture 1.00 PM to 2:00 PM
Venue :            Westin Oaks Hotel, Galleria
Registration:   For additional information and registration (recommended), please visit:  www.iitagh.org
Admission
:      Cost: $25 (online); $35 at door, Students $10 (online), $25 for at door (with ID).
 
About the Speaker:
At UT, Jensen teaches courses in media law, ethics, and politics. He also is director of the Senior Fellows Program, the honors program of the College of Communication. Prior to his academic career, he worked as a professional journalist for a decade. In addition to teaching and research, Jensen writes for popular media, both alternative and mainstream. His opinion and analytic pieces on such subjects as foreign policy, politics, and race have appeared in papers around the country.
Jensen is the author of
Getting Off: Pornography and the End of Masculinity (South End Press, 2007);
The Heart of Whiteness: Confronting Race, Racism and White Privilege (City Lights, 2005);
Citizens of the Empire: The Struggle to Claim Our Humanity (City Lights, 2004); and
Writing Dissent: Taking Radical Ideas from the Margins to the Mainstream (Peter Lang, 2001);
Co-author with Gail Dines and Ann Russo of:
Pornography: The Production and Consumption of Inequality (Routledge, 1998); and
Co-editor with David S. Allen of:
Freeing the First Amendment: Critical Perspectives on Freedom of Expression
(New York University Press, 1995).
For details on Robert Jensen: http://uts.cc.utexas.edu/~rjensen/index.html